Tournament information

The tournament is open for Athletes from World Bowling’s member federations

Tournament organizer:
WBT Sweden AB

Centre:
Olympia Bowling
Helsingborg

First day 29 August 2019

Last day 8 September 2019


Tournament contact 

Contact person Daniel Rönnbäck

Mobile +46 706 129 966

Email daniel@wbtsweden.se


Centre address:

Olympia Bowling

Mellersta Stenbocksgatan 10

254 37 Helsingborg

Sweden

Phone +4642380400

Email info@olympiabowling.se


Centre specifications

Number of lanes 20

Approaches Qubica/AMF

Surfaces Qubica/AMF

Pin decks

Pin setters Qubica/AMF Edge

Pins

Score system BES-X


Dressing specifications 

Oil machine Kegel Flex
Pattern prepared by Kegel
Dressing done by Kegel

Prize money specifications:

Tax on prizes:
Yes, partly. Tax rules 15 % tax for non-Swedish athletes.
Expenses verified by related receipts are deducted from the taxable value of the prize.


Tournament format
Qualification
6 games entries and unlimited re-entries


52 athletes are qualified from Category A-G as follows: 

A: General qualification
Athletes positioned 1-40 in the general qualification.

B: Early Bird Competition
Athletes positioned 1-3 in a separate standing for Squad 1-11.

C: Senior Competition
Senior athletes are born in 1969 or earlier.
The highest and second highest positioned in a separate standing for Senior athletes.

D: U21 Competition
U21 athletes are born in 1998 or later.
The highest and second highest positioned in a separate standing for U21 athletes.

E: Women Competition
The highest, second and third highest positioned in a separate standing for Women athletes.

F: Turbo-5
The athlete scoring the highest game in game 5.

G: Turbo-6
The athlete scoring the highest game in game 6.

Athletes are qualified in the order A-B-C-D-E-F-G.


The 52 athletes are qualified to final steps as follows
Athletes positioned 1-16 in the general standing are qualified for the Final Step 2.
Athletes positioned 17-40 in the general standing are qualified for the Final Step 1.
All other 12 qualified athletes are qualified for the Final Step 1.


Final Step 1
36 athletes are playing 4 games starting from scratch
Top 16 are qualified for the Final Step 2.
Athletes not qualified are ranked 33-52 according to their position in Step 1


Final Step 2
32 athletes are playing 6 games starting from scratch
Top 18 are qualified for the Final Step 3
Athletes not qualified are ranked 19-32 according to their position in Step 2


Final Step 3
18 athletes are playing 6 games, result from Final Step 2 are carried
Top 4 are qualified for the Final Step 4, seeded 1-4
Athletes not qualified are ranked 5-18 according to their position in Step 3


Final Step 4
There will be 3 stepladder matches


Stepladder match 1
The athlete seeded 4 and the athlete seeded 3 will play a one-game match
The loser of the match will be ranked 4


Stepladder match 2
The winner of match 1 and the athlete seeded 2 will play a one-game match
The loser of the match will be ranked 3


Stepladder match 3
The winner of match 2 and the athlete seeded 1 will play a one-game match
The loser of the match will be ranked 2
The winner of the match will be ranked 1. If winner is a member of the PBA, a PBA title will be awarded to the winner.


Tournament tie rules 

Qualification
The highest positioned athlete will be the athlete scoring the highest last game. If a tie still exists, the highest positioned athlete will be the athlete with the highest second last game etc.

Turbo Competitions
The highest positioned athlete will be the highest positioned athlete after the qualification.

Ties for prize money positions in final steps
Athletes with tied scores at final tournament positions inside one of the following three group of positions, 5-12, 13-32 or 33-52, will share the sum of prize money for the tied positions equally among them.

Final Step 1-3
Ties influencing who will qualify for the next final step, and ties for any of the first 4 positions in step 3, will be broken by playing a 9th and 10th frame roll off, repeated until the tie is bro-ken. In all other tie situations in step 1-3, a procedure similar to the procedure for the qualifi-cation will be followed.

Final Step 4
In case of a tie in a match, a one ball roll off on a full set of pins will be played, repeated un-til the tie is broken.


Athletes per pair in squads:
3-4 in qualification squads, depending on squad sizes
4 in the final step 1 and 2
3 in the final step 3

Frequency of movement After every game
Movement method Athletes positioned on the right lane moves right
Athletes positioned on the left lane moves left

Number of lanes to move Depending on number of players in the squad

Booking policies
Booking restriction before No more than two re-entries at any time
Booking restriction during No more than two re-entries at any time
Total number of bookings: Unlimited

Booking cancellations Re-entries not later than 30 minutes before start
Registration deadline 1 hour for entries and 30 minutes for re-entries

Free cancellation with more than 30 days before the first squad of the tournament.
Cancellelation between 30-7 days before first squad pay a fee of 50% of the cost for your first squad
Cancelletation after 7 days before first squad: 100 % of the cost for your first squad


Schedule for the final steps 

Sunday 8 September 2019
07.30: Final Step 1
Lane maintenance

Final Step 2: 10 minutes after lane maintenance is completed, approx. 10.00
Lane maintenance
Final Step 3: 10 minutes after lane maintenance is completed, approx. 14.00
Lane maintenance
18.00: Stepladder final

Hotels provided by the organizer:

Yes – see here for booking instructions and information